In other news Tuesday, North Korea announced it will sever all ties with South Korea, less than a week after an investigation blamed the communist North for sinking a warship. Also, new reports indicated that General Petraeus signed a secret…
In other news Monday, the U.S. military announced that its forces serving in Afghanistan are now larger than those serving in Iraq. Also, a state of emergency was declared in parts of Jamaica following gun battles with a drug gang…
In other news, President Obama's plan to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay has run into new hurdles, and the State Department said in a report that U.S. efforts to stop the opium trade in Afghanistan is failing.
Kwame Dawes is director of the South Carolina Poetry Initiative and the University of South Carolina Arts Institute, where he also teaches as distinguished poet in residence.
Poet Kwame Dawes teamed up with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to create a multimedia Web site called "HOPE: Living and Loving with HIV in Jamaica." The interactive site pairs his poetry with music, essays and video from people…
Ray Suarez speaks with sportswriter Christine Brennan about the athletic triumphs and disappointments of the Beijing Games, including Jamaican Usain Bolt's world record breaking track and field performances.
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Tourists and residents were told Thursday to evacuate the Florida Keys, as Hurricane Ivan grew into a Category 5 storm after leveling homes and killing at least 15 people on the Caribbean island of Grenada.
Ousted Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide flew to temporary asylum in Jamaica Monday despite opposition from the United States and Haitian officials who said the leader's return to the Caribbean could threaten Haiti's fragile stability.
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